As 2023 begins, SECD is welcoming a new interim department chair, professor of practice Kristy Weissling. Weissling takes over for Steven Barlow who is returning to his faculty position in the department as the Corwin Moore Professor and director of the Communication Neuroscience Laboratories.
A recent study from a team of researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and other institutions has found that a subset of taste cells called type II taste cells may play a key role in the body’s immune response to harmful oral microbes. These new findings could help treat taste loss caused by infection, aging, obesity and cancer chemotherapy.
Imagine publishing 18 journal articles, three books, and two edited books. Pretty good career…but this was Michael Pressley’s one-year production record! Oh, in the same year, he was also editor-in-chief for two journals, served on the editorial board for nine other journals, garnered two major awards, and was department chair. Oh my!
A panel of University of Nebraska early childhood researchers and community partners from across Nebraska led a virtual discussion Nov. 17 about the importance of creating and maintaining research partnerships in the first NAECR Knowledge event of the fall.
Video is now available of the MAP Academy’s Nov. 11 Methodology Applications Series presentation by Kristy Feden, senior director of special services for the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, School District.
When Jeremy Lachance heard that his 13-year-old daughter needed new hearing aids, he wasn’t sure how he’d pay for it.
That’s where HearU Nebraska, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln led hearing aid bank for children, came in.